PHOENIX (AP) —
A woman who spent seven months in a Phoenix hospital being treated for COVID-19 is urging people to get vaccinated.
Finally back in her Glendale home, 55-year-old Claudia Patterson told KNXV-TV this week that she wonders if her ordeal would have been less severe had she been vaccinated.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police officer who was initially not expected to live after being seriously wounded in a Dec. 14 shooting has been released from a hospital and been taken to another medical facility for rehabilitation from his injuries, the Police Department said.
Phoenix Suns (37-9, first in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (30-18, fourth in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix is looking to build upon its seven-game win streak with a victory against Utah.
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul and his 36-year-old legs played 40 minutes of basketball for the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
The way he was cooking in the fourth quarter of a 115-109 win over the short-handed Utah Jazz, one of the best point guards in NBA history looked like he was ready to play 40 more.
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 33 points, Chris Paul had 15 of his a season-high 27 points in the fourth quarter, and the Phoenix Suns rallied for a 115-109 win over the short-handed Utah Jazz on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle tied retired center Doug Jarvis on Monday night for the NHL record of 964 consecutive games played.
PHOENIX (AP) — Lawmakers considering election bills heard Monday from a leading Republican candidate for Arizona governor and a number of people who worked on the Senate GOP's partisan 2020 ballot review who urged the Legislature to adopt a series of bills changing the way elections are conducted.
PHOENIX (AP) — Vanessa Nygaard is headed home to coach the Phoenix Mercury.
A Scottsdale native, Nygaard was announced as the 10th coach in Mercury history on Monday after a nine-year stint as a head high school coach.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have identified a man who officers shot and killed after he reached for a gun.
Authorities say 37-year-old Dedrick Garcia was the suspect who died while holed up in a car Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Public Transit Department has received a $920,000 grant to manage the planning of 11 stations along a 5-mile (8-kilometer) streetcar route that would connect four activity centers in Mesa.
Utah Jazz (30-17, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (36-9, first in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Suns -6.5; over/under is 222.5
PHOENIX (AP) — A 20-year-old man has died after being shot in a Phoenix parking lot, police said Sunday.
They said officers were called to the scene about 9:30 p.m. Saturday and found Darea Owens with gunshot wounds.
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker wound up for a celebratory windmill dunk in the final minute, but misjudged it badly. The ball clanged off the back of the rim and ricocheted downcourt as the home crowd groaned.
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party’s most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many consider essential to preserving democracy.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police fatally shot a man who reached for a gun as officers tried to get him out of a car that had pulled into the driveway of a home belonging to somebody else early Saturday, a police department spokesperson said.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a teenage boy is dead and a man had serious injuries following what appears to have been an exchange of gunfire following a minor vehicle crash early Saturday morning.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey sued the Biden administration on Friday over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools that don't have mask requirements or that close due to COVID-19 outbreaks.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury have hired former Las Vegas Aces assistant Vanessa Nygaard as their next head coach, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Friday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hire won't be officially announced until Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A witness to the killing of a 37-year-old Phoenix woman led investigators to the western Arizona desert site where the victim was killed and her remains dumped, police said Friday.
Irene Luevano's body was found Thursday along Interstate 10 in La Paz County, police said.
PHOENIX (AP) — An El Mirage man faces charges accusing him of shooting at law enforcement officers on at least five different occasions in the Phoenix area.
No officers were injured in the 2021 incidents that resulted in the arrest Wednesday of Saul Ballardo, 38, but a probable-cause document submitted by the Arizona Department of Public Safety said the shootings caused officers to fear for their lives.
Indiana Pacers (17-29, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (35-9, first in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix heads into a matchup against Indiana as winners of five games in a row.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman reported missing Sunday was found dead Thursday in a remote area of western Arizona, authorities said.
Phoenix police said investigators discovered the remains of 37-year-old Irene Luevano along Interstate 10 about 30 miles south of Salome and 45 miles east of Quartzsite in La Paz County.
Phoenix Suns (34-9, first in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (26-19, fifth in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mavericks -2; over/under is 213
PHOENIX (AP) — A man was found fatally shot in a Phoenix motel and police said they were investigating the case as a homicide.
They said officers went to the scene around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday after getting a 911 call about a shooting.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona School Boards Association, which successfully sued the Arizona Legislature to invalidate key parts of the state budget last year, is now being targeted by Republican lawmakers who have long opposed its efforts to lobby for local school boards.
PHOENIX (AP) — State Sen. Kelly Townsend announced Monday she will run for Congress to represent southern Arizona.
The decision means Townsend will avoid facing fellow Republican Wendy Rogers for a legislative seat in a newly redrawn district.
PHOENIX (AP) — A driver has been arrested in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Phoenix, according to police said.
Police said 29-year-old David Moreno is accused of driving impaired in Saturday afternoon’s collision.
Phoenix Suns (33-9, first in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (16-27, 12th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Spurs -4.5; over/under is 224.5
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities were continuing to search Sunday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a security guard in north Phoenix.
Police said officers were called to site around 10:30 p.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Professional hockey players may be leaving Glendale’s Gila River Arena at the end of the NHL season, but a new team of professional bull riders is coming to town.
The Arizona Ridge Riders is one of eight teams in a league the Professional Bull Riders organization is launching.
PHOENIX (AP) — Martin Luther King III came to Arizona with harsh words for Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, whose refusal to change the Senate's Jim Crow-era filibuster rules makes voting rights legislation unlikely to pass.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — State Treasurer Kimberly Yee announced Saturday she is dropping out of Arizona's crowded race for the Republican nomination for governor and will instead run for re-election to her current position.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge has upheld Republican Gov. Doug Ducey’s decision last year to cut $300 in supplemental monthly unemployment benefits provided by the federal government.
PHOENIX (AP) — A 16-year-old working a fast-food restaurant's drive-thru window was shot and seriously wounded by a customer following an argument about an order, Phoenix police said Saturday.
The customer walked up to the window, pulled out a handgun and shot the employee, a police statement said.
Phoenix Suns (32-9, first in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (10-31, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit hosts Phoenix looking to extend its four-game home winning streak.